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Forums on registration for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners

26 May 2014

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia invite you to attend its stakeholder forums.

What are the forums about

Board members, partner organisations and AHPRA staff will be present to answer your questions on registration, accreditation and scope of practice.

This is an opportunity to understand more about registration for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners.

Who should attend

Current and potential Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, their employers, advocates, policy makers and trainers in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care, other health professionals and anyone else interested in the development of this new national profession.

Where are the forums being held

The forums have been held in these locations this financial year:

Date and time      Month      Venue      Location
Wednesday 23 October October 2013 National Wine Centre of Australia Adelaide
Wednesday 18 December December 2013 Aboriginal Health College Sydney
Wednesday 26 February February 2014 Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel Brisbane
Wednesday 23 April April 2014 Parmelia Hilton Perth Perth

The next forum will be held in Melbourne:

Date and time      Month      Venue      Location
Thursday 28 August,
8.45am to 10.00am
August 2014 Citadines on Bourke Melbourne 131-135 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Recording and resources from Feburary's forum

Forum package includes

  • Frequently asked questions - Registration and how to apply
  • Registration standards
    • Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander registration standard
    • Continuing professional development registration standard
    • Criminal history registration standard
    • English language skills registration standard
    • Grandparenting provisions registration standard
    • Professional indemnity insurance arrangements registration standard
    • Recency of practice registration standard
  • Codes and guidelines 
    • Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services
    • Guidelines for continuing professional development
    • Guidelines for mandatory notifications
    • Guidelines for recency of practice
    • Guidelines on grandparenting requirements for registration
  • Code of Conduct for registered health practitioners
For more information, please contact: [email protected]
Page reviewed 26/05/2014